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REMINDER: New Pay Requirements—and Opportunities—Under the Washington Exempt Computer Professionals Begin July 1, 2020
To be exempt from overtime under the Executive, Administrative, or Professional (EAP) exemptions under both federal and state law, an employee’s duties must meet a “duties test” and they must also be paid in a specified manner and a minimum amount, u...
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Reopening Heritage Organizations: Document, Document, Document
Jun 18, 2020
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Miller Nash Graham & Dunn partner Seth Row was quoted in a recent article by Oregon Heritage titled “Reopening Heritage Organizations: Document, Document, Document.”  The article offers guidance for heritage organizations as t...
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LGBTQ+ Victory: Considerations for Employers After Supreme Court Holds that Title VII Prohibits Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
Jun 15, 2020
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On June 15, 2020, the United States Supreme Court determined that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ("Title VII") prohibits discrimination against gay and transgender employees. The case, Bostock v. Clayton County, can be found here. The Cou...
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Electronic Signatures in Washington: New State Law Should Prompt Employer Best Practices Review
Jun 04, 2020
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For a printable PDF version of this article, please click here. Come June 11, 2020, Washington will join the majority of states in adopting the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA). Previously, Washington was one of the three outlier states to...
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2020 Updates to the Washington Paid Family Medical Leave Act
Jun 04, 2020
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For a printable PDF version of this article, please click here. Believe it or not, there are some upcoming legislative changes for Washington employers that have nothing to do with COVID-19. One set of important changes has to do with the Washing...
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A Little of This, A Little of That...New Washington Laws Impacting Employers in 2020
Jun 04, 2020
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For a printable PDF version of this article, please click here. The COVID-19 pandemic notwithstanding, earlier this year the Washington Legislature passed and Governor Inslee signed several bills impacting Washington employers. In addition to o...
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